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Several GOP Senators Plan To Skip The Republican National Convention

As pandemic cases spiral upwards in Florida and elsewhere, there are new calls to scale down the August event.
Sen. Lamar Alexander is one of several Republican senators not planning to attend the Republican National Convention in August. Source: Chip Somodevilla

Several Republican senators say they will not attend the Republican National Convention to re-nominate President Trump in Jacksonville, Fla., in August.

So far, Sens. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Susan Collins of Maine are expected to skip the, also won't be there, according to an aide.

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